hearing loss

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hearing loss

n
(Pathology) an increase in the threshold of audibility caused by age, infirmity, or prolonged exposure to intense noise
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Noun1.hearing loss - partial or complete loss of hearinghearing loss - partial or complete loss of hearing
hearing disorder, hearing impairment - impairment of the sense of hearing
tin ear, tone deafness - an inability to distinguish differences in pitch
deaf-muteness, deaf-mutism - congenital deafness that results in inability to speak
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